Sarah Edwards is the 20-year-old daughter of April and Scot Edwards of Tonapah, Arizona. Sarah is currently a junior at Iowa State University, where she is majoring in dairy science. Sarah began competing in 4-H events at the age of 9. While in high school, she competed in both 4-H and FFA, showing horses and dairy cattle. She won many honors in livestock judging and dairy cattle competition, earning several grand champion titles. In 2010, she was the queen of the Hellzapoppin PRCA rodeo in Buckeye, Arizona. In both 2008 and 2009, she was queen of the Wickenburg, Arizona Saddle Club. Sarah is also active in community service projects, volunteering at the local food bank and helping with the Christmas Blanket Drive that assists the homeless in her area.
Audy Reed is the 16-year-old son of Sonya and Hadley Reed of Spearman, Texas. Audy is a senior at Spearman High School. where he has been a member of the National Honor Society for two years. Audy, who rodeos in the Oklahoma High School Rodeo Association, competes in calf roping, team roping, and saddle bronc riding, and serves as the association's vice president. Audy has qualified for the National High School Rodeo Association finals two times in team roping and saddle bronc riding. After high school graduation, Audy plans to attend Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Oklahoma, and compete in calf roping and bronc riding on the rodeo team. After college he plans to return to the family ranch and continue the traditions of his father and grandfather.
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